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Spanky's Clam Shack & Seaside Saloon

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138 Ocean St, Hyannis, MA 02632
508 771 2770
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Good for:
Families with children
Local cuisine

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  • 123
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  • 45
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  • 35
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good enough

The servants were very nice and food was good - I mean not 5* quality but alright. What I did not like was that the bathrooms were very unsanitary and the plates not clean. It didn't bother me personally too much but a germaphobe might want to stay away. Also a bit pricey for what they offer(e. g... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 21, 2015
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Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
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5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

The servants were very nice and food was good - I mean not 5* quality but alright. What I did not like was that the bathrooms were very unsanitary and the plates not clean. It didn't bother me personally too much but a germaphobe might want to stay away. Also a bit pricey for what they offer(e. g. $15 for... More 

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Shrewsbury, Massachusetts
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57 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

Great bar with full range of Cape Cod beers on draught. Spankys is the Cape Cod brewery customer of the year since 2011! The CC IPA is gorgeous and this is one of the few places to have it on draught that I've found. Didn't have any doc on my visit. Great outdoors patio overlooking Hyannis harbour.

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Canterbury, Connecticut
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 NEW

Second time we have had dinner here. Service is very good. Although when the busy season begins parking is a little difficult. Great food and large portions. We had the scallop roll and could not believe the number of scallops there were in it. The crab and salmon spread presented prior to ordering was delicious. If you like sitting by... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

By far one of the best. overlooking the harbor , very busy place, Skip runs a great kitchen , most of the help have been there many years, even second and third generation . try it if you can beat the traffic, waiting or coming back from the islands .You won't be disappointed.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

I have tried many times to have dinner here. I guess reservations are totally necessary. However, it's an upscale clam shack, open only for the tourists, who will put up with just about anything to say they have spent more than 8 hours on Cape Cod. It must be a great place, if it's that busy. Not a place year... More 

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Massachusets
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Perhaps not quiet or romantic however the food is very good and always a busy place in summer Seafood very fresh !

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Cheney, Kansas
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18 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

Visited Hyannis for the day with family, and Spanky's had been recommended. We all had the fish and chips with cups of clam chowder. We couldn't get over how good the fish and chips were-the fish was so light and melted in your mouth, and you could taste and feel the cream in the clam chowder. Some of the best... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

The outside dining is great alongside the Hyannis harbor. The frozen drinks were so good as well as the lobster rolls, fried oysters and clams, ceasar salad and everything.

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Cape Cod, MA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

This is one of our favorite restaurants and we have NEVER had a bad meal there! Staff is attentive and one of the best meals in town.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

in New England for our 30th anniversary and went to Spanky's as it was highly recommended by the locals, we were not disappointed! friendly staff (and very helpful if you're not very sea food savvy) the meal was superb, the atmosphere was as good as it could be, Not to be missed if yoy have the chance to visit.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 138 Ocean St, Hyannis, MA 02632
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Cod  >  Hyannis
  • Phone Number: 508 771 2770

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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